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Village of Ephraim

BUILDING PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR: 

  • New 1 & 2 family dwellings & commercial buildings

  • Additions to 1 & 2 family dwellings & commercial buildings

  • Remodeling to 1 & 2 family dwellings & commerial buildings

  • Electrical service additions, changes, or upgrades

  • Any electrical wiring for new construction & remodeling

  • Any plumbing for new construction & remodeling

  • Any HVAC for new construction & remodeling

  • Decks & deck additions

  • Detached accessory buildings

BUILDING PERMIT IS NOT REQUIRED FOR:

  • Re-siding 

  • Re-roofing, unless it creates a 3rd layer of shingles. A permit is required accompanied with structural load bearing calculations

  • Replacing windows or doors of the same size (no structural changes)

  • Finishing of interior surfaces (such as kitchen cabinets)

  • Outdoor pools

  • Replacement of major building equipment, includeing furnaces, central air conditioners, water heaters & any other major piece of equipment

  • Normal repair of plumbing, electrical, & HVAC equipment

  • Agricultural buildings

PERMIT APPLICATION PROCESS

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